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  • Kem Owens
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    Adekemi Owens, known professionally and affectionately to music fans as "Kem," has come a long way from Nashville, Tennessee to his current hometown of Detroit, Michigan. So, one figures that is why this musical genius has written and performed songs…
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  • Born in Dallas, Texas and now happily domiciled in Los Angeles, bass player Edwin Livingston could be described as being on the crest of a wave.  His CD 'Transitions' was released in late 2010 and when recently I caught up…
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  • Law school creates more than a few challenges. There are hours upon hours of studying, grueling hours interning at law firms, and financial bills that need to find a way to get paid. For many law students the adversity is…
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  •  New Orleans trumpeter Nicholas Payton has never conformed to anyone or anything. Reading his Facebook posts and Twitter “tweets”, you sort of get an idea about how un-traditional he is. He speaks his mind and, should someone attempt to challenge…
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Tina Walker

Tina Walker

Born in Chicago, Jean’s vocal background had it’s beginning in Gospel Music. At the Age of twelve Jean made her first recording for the legendary Chess Label in Chicago. Later Jean signed a Recording Contract with Brunswick Records. She also recorded for Playboy Records, Fantasy Records and others.

JEAN SHY has worked with some of the best Jazz Musicians Internationally, i.e.: Legend Earl Palmer Drummer; Larry Gailes Bass; Drummer Roy McCurdy; Lou Forestieri Piano - He wrote the Music S …
JEAN SHY is an internationally acclaimed Soul, Rhythm 'n' Blues, Jazz & Gospel Singer as well as a Songwriter, Producer and Actress from Chicago. She is definitely a multi-talented Artist and audiences are overwhelmed by her powerful vocal delivery.

SHY just finished her brand new CD entitled The Other Side Of Blue, recorded at the Radio Krakow Studio, with the JBBO - one of the most known European Jazz formations internationally from Krakow, Poland.

Together they’ve decided to branch out …